News Archive / Tagged: Ship 20
Musk gives update on Starship progress, but is light on detailsCullen DesforgesFebruary 11th, 2022
For the first time in nearly two years, members of the press convened at SpaceX’s “Starbase” facility in South Texas to hear CEO Elon Musk deliver a highly-anticipated update on the company’s Starship rocket.
SpaceX Starship booster catching arm attached to launch towerCullen DesforgesOctober 28th, 2021
SpaceX continues to test Starship Ship 20 engines at its South Texas launch facility as engineers connect the Mechazilla chopstick booster catching arms to the orbital launch tower.
SpaceX Starship Ship 20 performs engine testCullen DesforgesOctober 19th, 2021
SpaceX appeared to perform a test on Starship Ship 20’s Raptor preburners in the overnight hours after filling the prototype with its propellants.
Starship Ship 20 undergoes cryogenic proof testing at StarbaseCullen DesforgesSeptember 30th, 2021
SpaceX’s Starship prototype Ship 20 underwent cryogenic proof testing, one of many tests and steps needed before the company can fly its first orbital Starship mission.
SpaceX Starship Booster 4 returns to the launch siteCullen DesforgesSeptember 7th, 2021
Both Starship Booster 4 and Ship 20 are back at the launch site at SpaceX’s Starbase in South Texas about a month after the pair's brief first stacking.
SpaceX’s Starship Ship 20 to be re-stacked as early as tomorrowCullen DesforgesAugust 17th, 2021
Starship Ship 20 has been returned to the orbital launch site for additional testing as the Booster 3 pathfinder begins the process of being scrapped.
SpaceX’s Starship fully-stacked briefly for fit checksCullen DesforgesAugust 9th, 2021
Progress has been expedited by an order of magnitude as a fully-stacked Starship launch system made its historic debut last week in Boca Chica, Texas.
Starship Booster 4, Ship 20 arrive at SpaceX Texas launch siteTheresa CrossAugust 5th, 2021
Work on the first orbital Starship rocket is proceeding at breakneck speed at SpaceX’s South Texas rocket facility, Starbase, as Booster 4 and Ship 20 are both at the launch site.
With 29 Raptor engines in place, Booster 4 pre-flight work is continuing at StarbaseCullen DesforgesAugust 2nd, 2021
In the overnight hours of Aug. 2, all 29 Raptor engines were installed on SpaceX's Starship Booster 4 at a blistering pace as it sat stacked in the high bay.